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Battered Women and Feminist Lawmaking

by Elizabeth M. Schneider

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Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal law,
  • Domestic violence,
  • Family law,
  • Women"s studies,
  • Law,
  • Legal Reference / Law Profession,
  • USA,
  • Abuse - General,
  • Feminism & Feminist Theory,
  • Gender & the Law,
  • Law / Gender & the Law,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9656525M
    ISBN 100300094116
    ISBN 109780300094114

    Dragiewicz, Molly () Battered women and feminist lawmaking, E. M. Schneider. The American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, 11(3), pp. Author: Molly Dragiewicz. This book examines how path-breaking feminist activists and lawyers have brought the severity of domestic violence to public attention since then and have led the US Congress, the Supreme Court, and the United Nations to address the problem.

    The book chronicles the struggle to incorporate feminist arguments into law, particularly in cases of battered women who kill their assailants and battered women who are mothers.   The book is organized into four sections, covering the history of the battered women's movement, the theoretical dilemmas of feminist analyses of battering, feminist legal practices and strategies in domestic violence cases, and the possibilities for change through feminist lawmaking, including discussions of the Violence Against Women Act, and of legal education.

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Schneider vividly recounts the complex lessons of two decades of experience as one of the nation’s leading scholars, activist, and teacher on these difficult issues. The book is organized into four sections, covering the history of the battered women's movement, the theoretical dilemmas of feminist analyses of battering, feminist legal practices and strategies in domestic violence cases, and the possibilities for change through feminist lawmaking, including discussions of the Violence Against Women Act, and of legal education.1/5(1).

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—Elizabeth Schneider author of Battered Women and Feminist Lawmaking Her extraordinary book, Reflections of a DV Prosecutor: Suggestions for Reform, uses actual case history accounts to take us through the labyrinth of pain and fear. "Elizabeth Schneider explores how claims of rights for battered women have emerged from feminist activism, and she assesses the possibilities and limitations of feminist legal advocacy to improve battered women's lives and transform law and culture.

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Schneider vividly recounts the complex lessons of two decades of experience as one of the nation's leading scholars, activists, and teachers on these difficult : $Synopsis As recently as the s the harm of domestic violence was not legally recognized. This book examines how path-breaking feminist activists and lawyers have brought the severity of domestic violence to public attention since then and have led the US Congress, the Supreme Court, and the United Nations to address the : Elizabeth Schneider.